While most people assume substance abuse and addiction are problems only young people deal with, that is not actually the case. Substance use disorders and dependencies can develop and be harmful at any age. Adults of advanced age have unique issues and risk factors...
The teenage and college years are considered by many to be a time of experimentation, learning, and fun before one enters the “real” world. While this is a more carefree time in one’s life bolstered by increased freedom and autonomy, the consequences of choices made...
Only those struggling with a substance use disorder can make the changes necessary to recover from their addiction. However, at what point they decide recovery is something they want to pursue is different for each person. Some need to hit “rock bottom” or be hit with...
The “winter blahs” can hit any time the days start getting noticeably shorter and our weather turns cold. If your feelings of recluse this time of year are severe, however, you may be suffering from a form of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This...
Sharing is caring, they say. Our parents and teachers implore us to share with those around us, especially with those we see are in need. When our friends need help, we want to lend a hand. These are great qualities, but is everything meant to be shared? Prescription...
More than 28 million people in America are children of alcoholics. Nearly 11 million of these are under the age of eighteen. When you have grown up with a parent who was or still is suffering from a substance use disorder, there can be a lot of grievances you feel....
When first arriving at St. Gregory I had mixed feelings about the health and wellness workouts. I came in at 136 lbs and didn’t think it was possible to reach... - Chris
The good life is not merely a life free from addictions, physical and/or psychological—addictions that usually are the outward manifestations of deeper problems—but a life lived in harmonious balance, free... - Matt
I came to St. Gregory’s at my all-time worst—physically, emotionally, and mentally. Having gone through a bad rehab experience once before, I had been very reluctant in succumbing to that... - CJ
No matter where I start my thought process when reflecting upon my time before, during and after St. Gregory’s, I always seem to end up in the same place in... - Kaele
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